Schiffermuelleria schaefferella

Black-bordered Beauty


Species Codes

B&F 0634a RES 28.002

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New to Kent in March 2021. A specimen found indoors in Harrietsham which constitutes the second UK record. Other first was taken at light in Petersham, Surrey on 28th May 2012.

""A second Kent specimen was found in Orlestone, May 2022. ""

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